Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Blue Knob

Planning a ski trip to Blue Knob? Browse our collection of visitor-generated reviews that rank the mountain and ski town on a scale of one to five stars in the following categories: Overall Rating, All-Mountain Terrain, Nightlife, Terrain Park and Family Friendly. See how Blue Knob stacks up to others in terms of skiing and après, and read up on pros, cons and comments from fellow skiers and snowboarders. Don't forget to submit your own Blue Knob review! Scroll to the bottom of this page to let other travelers know about your ski area experience. Positive reviews also give your favorite ski resort a chance to win a prestigious OnTheSnow Visitors' Choice Award.

Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 57
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 50%
  • Beginner
  • 17%
  • Families
  • 43%
  • Intermediate
  • 50%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 47%
  • Advanced
  • 47%

Helpful Highlights:

Went Skiing with my wife. If you intention is to be on the mountain all day then blue knob is the place to be. Its not crowded at all and pretty well groome...

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  • 4

    Best of PA

    by flyingrabbit - 13th January 2010

    Pros: Terrain, Vertical Drop, Snowfall

    Cons: Snowmaking, slow lifts

    On a good day, Blue Knob can be one of the most fun slopes in the northeast. It rivals that of the Catskills and West Virginia. But slow lifts and bad snowm... Full review

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  • 1

    Icy and loaded with rocks!

    by rockboarder - 30th October 2009

    Pros: Accessible, and near population centers, short lift-lines, particularly during the week

    Cons: Limited snowmaking, poor grooming, unreliable ski reports, poor terrain park, SLOW lifts, flat tubing park

    I've been to Blue Knob a number of times over the past 10 years and things seem to be getting worse with the passage of each season. Although the resort cla... Full review

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  • 2

    Blue Knob: Much Potential, But Pick Your Days

    by craigerv - 20th February 2009

    Pros: Steep Terrain & Narrow Chutes for Good Skiers

    Cons: Never Opens the Good Stuff

    The Anticipation: I've been waiting all Winter for this place to open up some of the Mid-Atlantic's steepest and most skier savvy terrain. I waited and wa... Full review

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  • 4

    great pa skiing

    by sunnyhill - 27th January 2009

    Pros: best place i've been to in Pa! Long trails with good offshoots

    Cons: spartan lodge

    If your main focus is skiing, this is the place for you. Long runs with many trail choices. Good grooming and snowmaking. Not crowded during midweek days. S... Full review

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  • 3

    looking up

    by dshawski - 21st January 2009

    Pros: new manager

    Cons: lodge at top of mountain

    amid continued rumors of new owners, blue knob has hired a new general manager. this guy is a skier, and it shows. grooming has improved, and there seem... Full review

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  • 4

    self-reliant ski resort

    by kyle34 - 20th January 2009

    Pros: terrain

    Cons: limited number of trails that make this place good

    what others have written is true. the lodge is antiquated and the lifts are slow. they should build a new lodge -- similar to snowbasin or sun valley. . ne... Full review

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